Wellesley Township

Wellesley Township Homes For Sale

Buying a home in the Wellesley Township means that settlement areas and small communities will surround you.

Tucked away in the North-West corner of Waterloo Region, the Township of Wellesley has many communities, including St. Clements, Wallenstein, and Wellesley.

This rural area has, for the most part, has remained untouched by tourism and sticks to its heritage roots. If you’re looking to move away from the big city, Wellesley Township may be just what you’re looking for.

Public school students attend either Linwood Public School or Wellesley Public School, and Catholic students attend St. Clements Catholic School.

This is a thriving commuting township, close to Highway 401 and within a 20-minute drive from any of the Tri-Cities. For those who travel, either for work or play, Wellesley Township is also conveniently located near Region of Waterloo International Airport (YKF).

Learn more about Wellesley Township below, including amenities, transit, and other area highlights.

Location

The Township of Wellesley lies outside of Waterloo to the North-West. It’s a quiet, rural area comprised of several small communities: St. Clements, Heidelberg, Hawkesville, Linwood, and Wellesley.

Wellesley has a close relationship with Kitchener and Waterloo as many residents choose to move from urban to rural living, especially as they age.  It’s also popular to leave the city for a visit to a cottage on Paradise Lake or to pick a  pumpkin at Nauman’s Farm, both lovely features of Wellesley Township.

Amenities

Health Care

Shopping & Services

  • Conestogo Dam
  • Hawkesville Hall
  • Linwood Recreation Complex
  • St. Clements Arena Community Centre
  • Wellesley & District Lions Club
  • Wellesley Veterinary Clinic
  • Wellesley Arena
  • Wellesley Service Centre Ltd
  • The Town Barker

Restaurants & Food Stores

  • Schmidtsville Restaurant
  • Nit River Chop House
  • Olympic Pizza
  • Pym’s Village Market
  • Schmidt’s Bulk Pantry & More
  • Wellesley Gourmet Meats & Cheese

Churches

  • Wellesley Mennonite Church
  • First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
  • Cedar Grove Church
  • Mapleview Mennonite Church
  • West Hills Fellowship

This township has gradually transformed into a haven for families looking to escape the city. Immerse yourself in the festivities with family and friends, such as Lindwood’s Snofest, Canada Day in Hawkesville, and the annual fall fair.

Wellesley Township is also home to the Apple Butter and Cheese Festival which takes place every autumn. Take a short trip to the Conestogo Dam and find a plentiful opportunity for fishing, hiking, bird-watching, and geocaching.

This Mennonite township also offers various community centres including one in Hawkesville, Linwood, St. Clements and Wellesley itself. The Linwood Recreation Complex offers the largest space available to rent, seating up to 400 people. The large kitchen facilities and bartending services are sure to meet your needs on a special occasion.

In Linwood, the Wellesley & District Lions Club also runs a number of important events during the year including; weekly bingo, Tree of Light, community Easter egg hunts, and summer camps.

Schooling / Child Care

Together, the Waterloo Region District School Board and Waterloo Catholic District School Board operate three elementary schools in the Township of Wellesley. Both Linwood and St. Clements offer French Immersion starting in Grade 1. 

After Grade 8, parents will have the options as to which high school their children will attend. This is decide by district as well as transportation options such as school busses in their area.

Wellesley also offers multiple preschool and daycare options if you’re a young family. Based on your needs, you can choose from a list of licensed home child care programs, supported through the Region of Waterloo. There are also cooperative options such as Wellesley Cooperative Preschool, where parents are involved in the care as well as volunteers, and other preschools such as Inspiring Minds Early Learning Centre.

Transit

Kiwanis Transit provides specialized transit services for residents with mobility issues and unique transportation needs. Wellesley also thrives on taxi and Uber services connecting the surrounding amenities.

There are many trails and paths along the various ponds and the expansive Grand River in and around the township. For those who like to run and bike, this makes use of trails and cycling an efficient means of getting from home to school and work. This area is also populated with plenty of taxis and Uber drivers.

Wellesley is also proud to sit so close to air transit, accessible only ten minutes from the 401.

Parks
  • Hawkesville Outdoor Rink
  • Hawkesville Playground
  • Linwood Playground
  • St. Clements Arena

If you are looking for small town charm with the convenience of being close to an urban centre, Wellesley Township is the perfect location.

On Broadway Street in Hawkesville, you’ll have access to a children’s playground and well-maintained outdoor skating rink equipped with hockey nets and boards for the classic winter games that keep the whole family entertained. St. Clements also offers an ice skating arena well-loved by the Twin Centre Minor Hockey Association, hosting both recreational and competitive hockey tournaments for over 280 people each year.

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$799,900
39 ARTHUR Road, heidelberg, Ontario

39 Arthur Road

Heidelberg, Ontario

IS IT TIME? TO SLOW DOWN THE PACE AND GET OUT OF THE CITY AND RELAX INTO SMALL TOWN LIVING...? Then this is your opportunity to own a sprawling custom-built executive bungalow that sits on over 1/3 acre. The original owners have loved and cared for this home since it was constructed in 1993. A covered front porch to enjoy your morning coffee or favourite evening drink. Massive living room flooded with natural light offering gleaming hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. Charming country kitchen with plenty of cupboard space and eat-in area. Separate dining room w/hardwood and built-ins. Cozy den with walk-out to elevated rear deck. Convenient two-piece bath. The other wing offers two generous sized bedrooms, a four-piece bath and master suite with ensuite bath. Require even more space? Weve got you covered. Expansive rec room with second gas fireplace and walk-out. Three-piece bath with attached sauna. SAUANA you say? The other half of the basement is current set up as a woodworking shop but could easily be transformed. There is a walk-up to the garage and a second exit to the backyard. From the front youd assume its an oversized double car garage! Tandem parking on the left side actually allows for three vehicles! Plus, its fully insulated and has storage space below. Furnace (2017), steel roof (2016). They simply do not build homes with this level of quality these days. The possibilities are endless with the backyard. Located just minutes away from Waterloo, St. Jacobs, and several local attractions including the St. Jacobs Farmers Market, theatres and shopping. Book your private showing before its too late! (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 4 Bathroom 1905

Royal LePage Crown Realty Services

For sale
$699,900
1864 NOTRE DAME Drive, st. agatha, Ontario

1864 Notre Dame Drive

St. Agatha, Ontario

Not Holding offers! Plenty Room for the growing family!!! Located only 5 minutes to Waterloo in the small town of St. Agatha is this lovely large home with lots of room for the growing or generational family living. This home has 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms! The main floor has been renovated, Kitchen with main floor laundry. Main floor 2pc bathroom with shower roughed-in and upper 4pc bath. This home also features a huge 720 square foot fully insulated shop with Hydro Services ideal for home based business as well as a huge fully fenced yard. (id:30922)

5 Bedroom 3 Bathroom

Coldwell Banker Peter Benninger Realty

For sale
$1,850,000
14 JAMES Court, heidelberg, Ontario

14 James Court

Heidelberg, Ontario

Great curb appeal on this stunning one owner, Custom modern, contempory, one of a kind 3080 sq ft walkout bungalow on a quiet mature court. The foyer has 10 conferred ceilings that walks out to covered terrace overlooking the mature $200,000 landscaped one acre yard featuring inground sprinkler, water feature, gas firepit, open rod fire pit, gazebo w/hot tub and custom garden shed w/cedar shake roof. Contemptory kitchen w/skylight window, large eating area, granite, gas cook top, sub zero dbl door fridge open to vaulted sunken great room w/new engineered hardwood & a wood f/p. Formal dinrm w/engineered flooring & bright platinum window. Spacious master w/granite ensuite, work out area, gas f/p & skylight windows. Finished 1600 sqft w/o recrm w/gas f/p, control four lighting thru out basement, newer oversized vinyl windows & slider plus a ri 1600 sqft inlaw suite & 2 huge finished storage rooms. 2-1/2 garage featuring stainless wall board, ri for wood stove, stucco ceiling, epoxy floor, new high end wood grain garage doors & silent openers, pot lights topped off with designer railing with steps to the ri inlaw suite. New 30,000 roof, new siding, new mn bath+++ $175,000 worth of recent renos. By appointment only (id:30922)

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 3080

RE/MAX Real Estate Centre Inc.

For sale
$119,900
580 BEAVER CREEK Road Unit# 32, kitchener, Ontario

580 Beaver Creek Road Unit# 32

Kitchener, Ontario

Affordable cottage-like paradise! A sought after neighborhood of Waterloo, and a well cared trailer. The perfect getaway for snowbirds seeking 10 months living close to all the amenities of Waterloo. The extra spacious 2 bedroom park model trailer that is ready to be your summer family home. An oversized porch that is converted into a sunroom that leads to a spacious living room. Quiet serene setting, beautiful gardens, ponds, community centre with pool where you can relax. Don't miss out the chance for a perfect getaway for your family. (id:30922)

2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 1012

Keller Williams Golden Triangle Realty

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